Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in June 25

June 25, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

Cloud computing is evolving and the path to cloud success is different for each business, especially an SMB compared to the enterprise. When company leaders take into account all technology available for the business to be successful and remain successful, cloud computing and disaster recovery are at the top of that list.

Read insights from this week’s cloud industry articles:

Cloud Disaster Recovery: CIO’s Must Lead 

In this InformationWeek article, Jonathan Feldman dives deeper into cloud-based disaster recovery, encouraging CIO’s to evaluate the savings and agility changes that can be received. He goes on to say that disaster recovery, “which seeks to restore service after an acute event, in the unified context of business availability” aids in business continuity, “which seeks continuous operation of the business no matter what’s happening in the outside world.”

Read how CIO’s can break through resistance from internal teams to achieve cloud success >>
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How to Avoid Getting Lost on Your Journey to the Cloud

Dr. Mike McCaig affirms in this Tech Page One article “every enterprise will have a unique starting position for its journey to the cloud.” He goes on to say that there are multiple route options and the optimum route to take can only be determined by identifying what’s important to the business rather than just using the map itself.

Implement a successful cloud migration by applying these three principles >>

Cloud’s Direction is very Strategic and very Hybrid, Survey Shows

This Forbes articles takes a closer look at survey findings from North Bridge Venture Partners and GigaOM Research regarding enterprises adoption of cloud computing in terms of infrastructure, platform, and software-as-a-service (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS). The article states, “adoption of SaaS has grown from 13% in 2011 to 72% this year, IaaS has grown from 11% in 2011 to 56% this year, and PaaS grew from 7% to 41%.”

Learn more about the study’s findings on cloud adoption and its strategic nature >>

What other cloud news articles have you read this week? Make sure to share them in the comments below or tweet @Bluelock with the information.